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With the year of 2019 already 50% gone, the time to look into your next getaway is now before the year disappears before your eyes!
Gate 1 Travel has been providing quality, affordable escorted journeys, cruises and customised travel packages, for more 35 years in 20 countries and they and they have come up with some of the most world's most in-demand locations for 2019/2020.
Some are beloved locations from the past, and some offer a new and promising locale - or even one made famous by a recent movie! Be taken to all corners of the world and perhaps get some inspiration for your trip in 2019-2020! Here are the most promising locations for the next year.
Barcelona, Spain is an old favourite for many but a new and must-see location for others. Wherever you fall, this city houses a huge array of things to do and landmarks to see and check off your bucket list. From the incredible Gaudi masterpieces of Sagrada Familia and Parque Guell to the bustling promenade of Las Ramblas, you will never be bored in this Catalan city, even if you have been here several times. Be sure to try some delicious Catalan dishes including seafood and paella and also taste a traditional sangria or wine. Experience culture, food and friendly people all in one of the most popular cities in the world.
A recent hit movie, Crazy Rich Asians, has given excellent exposure to this Malaysian city as of late. If you have seen the movie, you will know what fascinating architecture, interesting sights and fun people all await you in Singapore. This prosperous country is one of the most expensive and sought after in the world, but Gate 1 Travel has you covered when you visit with us. We will show you bustling Chinatown, the Civic District, Marina Bay, Thian Hock Keng and so much more. Live like Rachel Chu and see sights that will take you straight into the films, visit Malaysia and Singapore today!
Welcome to the largest city in Central Asia and the capital of Uzbekistan; Tashkent. Uzbekistan is beaming with culture due to its storied history including being a part of the Soviet Union until 1991 and location along the Silk Road. This city will stun you with its ancient cities surrounded by turquoise domes, desert landscapes and towering minarets. View the Alisher Navoi Theater, Bibi-Khanym Mosque and Amir Timur Square, once dominated by a huge statue of Karl Marx with Gate 1 Travel. Be sure to check out some of the Uzbek Cuisine including Obi Non (bread), Palov (rice with meat and vegetables) and Kebab (skewered meat cooked over an open flame). Encounter a new culture and country to see all that Uzbekistan has to offer.
Amman, Jordan is one of the most important cities in the world, historically and biblically. Mount Nebo, a location in the Holy Bible, Madaba Map Church, a church housing part of a floor mosaic from the early Byzantine Church, the Dead Sea, one of the saltiest lakes in the world and Earth’s lowest elevation on land, and the Amman Citadel, an important historic landmark of the city, are all within reach of Amman. This modernized city will surprise you at times, given its long history, but there are also ancient sites around every corner. The Kingdom of Jordan invites you to see the beauty for yourself!
You will find the true gem of Eastern Europe in fascinating Bucharest, Romania. This is the largest city in Romania as well as the capital. It is nicknamed the “Paris of the East” due to its elegant architecture. It even houses a replica of the Arc de Triomphe, built in 1935 to immortalize the brave soldiers who fought in WWII. While here, you will also see the Parliament Palace, which is the second largest building in the world after the Pentagon! If you enjoy a modern city with some serious history and culture still shining through, Bucharest, Romania is a must for you.